Publications

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Beverly, S., D. Curran, M. Musyl, and B. Molony.
2009. Effects of eliminating shallow hooks from tuna longline sets on target and non-target species in the Hawaii-based pelagic tuna fishery. Fish. Res. 96(2-3):281-288.
Gilman, E., D. Kobayashi, and M. Chaloupka.
2008. Reducing seabird bycatch in the Hawaii longline tuna fishery. Endang. Species Res. 5:309-323.
Hu, W., K. Boehle, L. Cox, and M. Pan.
2009. Economic values of dolphin excursions in Hawaii: a stated choice analysis. Marine Resource Economics, Volume 24, pp. 61-76.
Kenyon, J. C., and G. S. Aeby.
2009. Localized outbreak and feeding preferences of the crown-of-thorns seastar Acanthaster planci (Echinodermata, Asteroidea) on reefs off Oahu, Hawaii. Bull. Mar. Sci. 84(2):199-209.
Parrish, F. A.
2009. Do monk seals exert top-down pressure in subphotic ecosystems? Mar. Mamm. Sci. 25(1):91-106.
Piovano, S., Y. Swimmer, and C. Giacoma.
2009. Are circle hooks effective in reducing incidental captures of loggerhead sea turtles in a Mediterranean longline fishery? Aquatic Conserv. Mar. Freshw. Ecosyst. Published online 13 Feb 2009.
Runcie, R. M., H. Dewar, D. R. Hawn, L. R. Frank, and K. A. Dickson.
2009. Evidence for cranial endothermy in the opah (Lampris guttatus). J. Exp. Biol. 212:461-470.
Russell, D. J., and G. H. Balazs.
2009. Dietary shifts by green turtles (Chelonia mydas) in the Kāne`ohe Bay region of the Hawaiian Islands: a 28-year study. Pac. Sci. 63(2):181-192.
Schultz, J. K., J. D. Baker, R. J. Toonen, and B. W. Bowen.
2009. Extremely low genetic diversity in the endangered Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi). J. Hered. 100(1):25-33.
Snover, M. L., and S. S. Heppell.
2009. Application of diffusion approximation for risk assessments of sea turtle populations. Ecol. Appl. 19(3):774-785.
Vargas-Ángel, B.
2009. Coral health and disease assessment in the U.S. Pacific Remote Island Areas. Bull. Mar. Sci. 84(2):211-227.
Vroom, P. S., and M. A. V. Timmers.
2009. Spatial and temporal comparison of algal biodiversity and benthic cover at Gardner Pinnacles, Northwestern Hawai`ian Islands. J. Phycol. 45:337-347.

NOAA Technical Memoranda

Hanson, M. T., A. A. Aguirre, and R. C. Braun.
2009. Clinical observations of ocular disease in Hawaiian monk seals (Monachus schauinslandi). U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-18, 9 p.
Kleiber, P., S. Clarke, K. Bigelow, H. Nakano, M. McAllister, and Y. Takeuchi.
2009. North Pacific blue shark stock assessment. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-17, 74 p.

Administrative Reports

Brodziak, J., R. Moffitt, and G. DiNardo.
2009. Hawaiian bottomfish assessment update for 2008. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent., Natl. Mar. Fish. Serv., NOAA, Honolulu, HI 96822-2396. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent. Admin. Rep. H-09-02, 93 p.
Hamm, D. C., M. M. C. Quach, K. R. Brousseau, and C. J. Graham (compilers).
2009. Fishery Statistics of the Western Pacific, Vol. 24. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent., Natl. Mar. Fish. Serv., NOAA, Honolulu, HI 96822-2396. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent. Admin. Rep. H-09-03, 210 p.
O’Malley, J. M., and C. D. MacDonald.
2009. Preliminary growth estimates of Northwestern Hawaiian Islands spiny lobster (Panulirus marginatus): Indications of spatiotemporal variability. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent., Natl. Mar. Fish. Serv., NOAA, Honolulu, HI 96822-2396. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent. Admin. Rep. H-09-01, 11 p.

Special Publications

Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center.
2009. 2008 Annual Report. NOAA Fisheries Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-09-001, 44 p.

Conference Presentation Abstracts

Antonelis, G. A., M. L. Snover, F. A. Parrish, C. L. Littnan, and D. C. Hamm.
2009. Potential impacts of commercial fisheries on survival of juvenile Hawaiian monk seals at French Frigate Shoals. [Abstr.] 18th Biennial Conference on Biology of Marine Mammals, Québec City, Canada, October 12-16, 2009.
Baker, J. D., A. L. Harting, T. A. Wurth, and T. C. Johanos.
2009. Dramatic shifts in Hawaiian monk seal distribution and abundance are predicted to result from divergent regional trends. [Abstr.] 18th Biennial Conference on Biology of Marine Mammals, Québec City, Canada, October 12-16, 2009.
Cahoon, M. K., and C. L. Littnan.
2009. A comprehensive study of foraging behavior and diet of main Hawaiian Island monk seals based on fecal analysis and satellite tracking. [Abstr.] 18th Biennial Conference on Biology of Marine Mammals, Québec City, Canada, October 12-16, 2009.
Fisher-Pool, P., M. O. Lammers, K. Wong, R. E. Brainard, and W. W. L. Au.
2009. Passive acoustic monitoring of fish activity in the Hawaiian Archipelago. [Abstr.] Acoustical Society of America Conference, Portland, Oregon, May 18-22, 2009.
Fisher-Pool, P. I., M. O. Lammers, K. Wong, R. E. Brainard, and W. W. L. Au.
2009. Passive acoustic monitoring of marine ecosystems in the Pacific Islands Region. [Abstr.] Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 2009.
Gobush, K., A. Harting, S. Farry, and G. Antonelis.
2009. Mitigation of shark predation of Hawaiian monk seal pups. [Abstr.] Society for Conservation Biology, Beijing, China, July 11-16, 2009.
Gobush, K. S., S. Farry, and G. A. Antonelis.
2009. Detection and deterrence of shark predation on Hawaiian monk seal pups. [Abstr.] 18th Biennial Conference on Biology of Marine Mammals, Québec City, Canada, October 12-16, 2009.
Helyer, J., and E. Franklin.
2009. A demographic approach to monitoring change in Acropora corals and climate change in the Hawaiian Archipelago. [Abstr.] 2009 Hawaiian Conservation Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 28-30, 2009.
Hoeke, R. K., P. Jokiel, and R. W. Buddemeier.
2009. Modeled changes in coral growth and mortality over the next 100 years in the Hawaiian Archipelago. [Abstr.] 2009 Hawaiian Conservation Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 28-30, 2009.
Hospital, J., and M. Pan.
2009. A system to define and identify small-scale fishing in Hawaii: an empirical approach. [Abstr.] North American Association of Fisheries Economists: Biennial Conference, Providence, Rhode Island, May 17-20, 2009.
Kabua, E., M. Langidrik, B. Boktok, D. Parker, and K. Frutchey.
2009. Marine turtle training and satellite telemetry in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. [Abstr.] International Sea Turtle Symposium – Proceedings, Brisbane, Australia, February 17-19, 2009.
Kikkawa, B. S., W. A. Machado, and D. W. Kalthoff.
2009. Effects of Fishing on the deepwater community of snappers, grouper, and jack: compensatory and depensatory. [Abstr.] 8th Indo Pacific Fish Conference (IPFC) and the 2009 Australian Society for Fish Biology (ASFB) Workshop and Conference, Fremantle, Western Australia, May 13-June 5, 2009.
Lammers, M. O., K. Wong, R. E. Brainard, W. W. L. Au, and P. Fisher-Pool.
2009. Passive acoustic monitoring of marine ecosystems in the Pacific Islands Region. [Abstr.] Acoustical Society of America Conference, Portland, Oregon, May 18-22, 2009.
Lammers, M. O., W. W. L. Au, P. I. Fisher-Pool, K. Wong, C. G. Meyer, and R. E. Brainard.
2009. Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) wintering behavior in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands observed acoustically. [Abstr.] 18th Biennial Conference on Biology of Marine Mammals, Québec City, Canada, October 12-16, 2009.
Lopez, J. U., J. K. Schultz, B. L. Becker, T. C. Johanos, and L. Kashinsky.
2009. Dyzygotic twinning in the Hawaiian monk seal. [Abstr.] 18th Biennial Conference on Biology of Marine Mammals, Québec City, Canada, October 12-16, 2009.
Mundy, B. C., K. Cole, E. H. Chave, and R. B. Moffitt.
2009. Records of deep-sea spiny eels from the Hawaiian Archipelago and Emperor Seamounts, including a first report of Lipogenys gillii (Notacanthidae: Albuliformes). [Abstr.] 2009 Annual Meeting of American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Portland, Oregon, July 22-27, 2009.
Oleson, E. M., A. Bayless, and J. A. Hildebrand.
2009. Seasonal evolution of fin whale song in the eastern North Pacific: possible implications for stock structure. [Abstr.] 18th Biennial Conference on Biology of Marine Mammals, Québec City, Canada, October 12-16, 2009.
Pan, M., and W. Hu.
2009. Imported carbon monoxide treated tunas and its impact on the consumers and fisheries industry in Hawaii. [Abstr.] North American Association of Fisheries Economists: Biennial Conference, Providence, Rhode Island, May 17-20, 2009.
Parrish, F. A.
2009. Top-down pressure of foraging monk seals on subphotic fish communities; a possible symptom of a marine mammal population at carrying capacity. [Abstr.] PISCES 2009 Annual Meeting, South Korea, October 20, 2009.
Parrish, F., G. Antonelis, E. Howell, C. Littnan, and J. Polovina.
2009. Estimating the carrying capacity of monk seals using the French Frigate Shoals ECOPATH. [Abstr.] ECOPATH Conference, Vancouver, B.C., August 2009.
Schopmeyer, S. A., P. S. Vroom, and J. C. Kenyon.
2009. Baseline coral and algal species composition at Necker Island, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. [Abstr.] 2009 Hawaiian Conservation Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 28-30, 2009.
Schultz, J. K., J. D. Baker, R. Toonen, and B. Bowen.
2009. Population genetics of the Hawaiian monk seal. [Abstr.] 18th Biennial Conference on Biology of Marine Mammals, Québec City, Canada, October 12-16, 2009.
Underkoffler, K E., M. A. Sundberg, and J. R. Hyde.
2009. Moonfish rising…big or small-eye? [Abstr.] 60th Annual Tuna Conference, Lake Arrowhead, California, May 18-21, 2009.
Vroom, P. S., and C. L. Braun.
2009. Macroalgal communities of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. [Abstr.] Phycological Society of America Meetings, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 18-22, 2009.
Wurth, T. A., and T. C. Johanos.
2009. Changes in distribution and evidence of population growth of the Hawaiian monk seal in the main Hawaiian Islands based on aerial surveys. [Abstr.] 18th Biennial Conference on Biology of Marine Mammals, Québec City, Canada, October 12-16, 2009.

Manuscripts Approved by Science Director for Submission to Peer-Reviewed Journals or In-House Publication

Asher, J., B. Vargas-Ángel, J. Kenyon, E. Coccagna, J. Maragos, B. Zgliczynski, R. Brainard, C. Meyer, and Y. Papastamatiou.
Acropora range extension documented in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Reef Sites.
Baker, J. D., A. Westgate, and T. Eguchi.
Vital rates and population dynamics. In: Chapter 6. Oxford University Press.
Boland, R. C., and F. A. Parrish.
Patterns in a catch-and-release sport fishery targeting a protected stock of Caranx ignobilis at Midway Atoll. Bulletin of Marine Science.
DeMartini, E. E., B. J. Zgliczynski, R. C. Boland, and A. M. Friedlander.
Influences of wind-wave exposure on the distribution and density of recruit reef fishes at Kure and Pearl and Hermes Atolls, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Coral Reefs.
Desch, A., T. Wynne, R. Brainard, A. Friedlander, and J. Christensen.
Papahānaumokuākea Monument Biogeographic Assessment Report. Chapter 2. Oceanographic and Physical Setting. NOAA Technical Memorandum.
Friedlander, A., E. DeMartini, L. Wedding, and R. Clark.
Papahānaumokuākea Monument Biogeographic Assessment Report. Chapter 5. Fishes. NOAA Technical Memorandum.
Friedlander, A., D. Kobayashi, B. Bowen, C. Meyers, Y. Papastamatiou, E. DeMartini, F. Parrish, E. Treml, C. Currin, A. Hilting, J. Weiss, C. Kelley, R. O’Conner, M. Parke, R. Clark, R. Toonen, and L. Wedding.
Papahānaumokuākea Monument Biogeographic Assessment Report. Chapter 9. Connectivity and Integrated Ecosystem Studies. NOAA Technical Memorandum.
Howell, E. A., D. R. Hawn, and J. J. Polovina.
Spatiotemporal variability in bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) dive behavior in the central North Pacific Ocean. Progress in Oceanography.
Hyder, P., K. Bigelow, R. Brainard, M. Seki, P. Flament, and J. Firing.
Migration and abundance of bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus), and other pelagic species, inferred from catch rates and their relation to variations in the ocean environment. PFRP Newsletter/SOEST JIMAR Publication.
Kopf, R. K., K. Drew, and R. L. Humphreys, Jr.
Methods for age estimation of billfishes (Kajikia spp.) using fin spince cross-sections: the need for an international code of practice. Living Aquatic Resources.
Kubis-Hargrove, S., M. Chaloupka, L. Ehrhart, and M. Bresette.
Growth rates of juvenile green turtles, Chelonia mydas, from three ecologically distinct foraging habitats along the east central coast of Florida. Marine Ecology Progress Series.
Littnan, C., M. Chapla-Hill, S. Kubis-Hargrove, K. Keller, and A. Anders.
Papahānaumokuākea Monument Biogeographic Assessment Report. Chapter 6. Marine Protected Species. NOAA Technical Memorandum.
Maragos, J., J. Kenyon, G. Aeby, P. Vroom, B. Vargas-Ángel, R. Brainard, L. Wedding, A. Friedlander, J. Asher, and B. Zgliczynski.
Papahānaumokuākea Monument Biogeographic Assessment Report. Chapter 4. Benthic Communities. NOAA Technical Memorandum.
Patrick, W., P. Spencer, O. Ormseth, J. Cope, J. Field, D. Kobayashi, T. Gedamke, E. Cortes, K. Bigelow, W. Overholtz, J. Link, and P. Lawson.
Using productivity and susceptibility indices to determine the vulnerability of a stock: case studies from six U.S. fisheries. NOAA Technical Memorandum.
Polovina, J. J., M. Abecassis, E. A. Howell.
Trophic cascades among the top trophic levels in the central North Pacific subtropical gyre ecosystem, 1996-2006. Fishery Bulletin.
Rooney, J. J.
Mesophotic coral ecosystems in the Pacific: examples from Hawai’i, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Geomorphology of Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems.
Schultz, J. K., J. D. Baker, R. J. Toonen, and B. W. Bowen.
Management units in a seal of connectivity: the case of the critically endangered Hawaiian monk seal. Conservation Biology.
Vargas-Ángel, B., and B. Wheeler.
Coral health and disease assessment in the U.S. Pacific territories and affiliated states. Proceedings of the 11th Coral Reef Symposium.
Weiss, J., J. Miller, E. Hirsch, J. Rooney, L. Wedding, and A. Friedlander.
Papahānaumokuākea Monument Biogeographic Assessment Report. Chapter 3. Geology and Benthic Habitats. NOAA Technical Memorandum.